In this episode of Moody’s Talks – Outlook Connections, Christina Padgett of our Corporates team and Ramon Torres of our Structured Finance team join host Aaron Johnson to discuss recent leveraged loan and collateralized loan obligation (CLO) trends and what we expect for 2022.
Ed DeForest, Richard Morawetz and Gloria Tsuen of the Corporates team discuss the stable outlooks for nonfinancial companies in the Americas, EMEA and Asia (ex Japan) in 2022, highlighting differences and risks among regions and sectors. And Christina Boni and David Beadle explain why Moody’s recently changed the outlook for both the European and US retail sectors back to stable from positive.
Dominic Simpson and Neal Epstein of the Asset Management team discuss prospects for global asset managers in 2022, as the global economic recovery and demand for alternative and ESG investments drive industry growth. Meanwhile, Ceres Lisboa, Ashraf Madani and Eugene Tarzimanov of the Banking team explore how emerging markets banks will benefit from G20 economies’ recovery, strong global demand for commodities and a rise in interest rates.